My hands were tied on Senate principal officers positions, Saraki tells APC


The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has explained that his “hands were tied” hence he could not accede to the request All Progressives Congress, APC, to appoint the party’s choices for the principal positions in the Senate.
In a letter dated June 25 and addressed to the APC National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, the senate president said extant laws and parliamentary procedure blocked him from appointing the party’s nominees for the positions.
Odigie-Oyegun had written Saraki asking him to name Ahmed Lawan as Senate Leader, George Akume as Deputy Senate Leader, Sola Adeyeye as Chief Whip and Abu Ibrahim as Deputy Whip.
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Source:: New Mail